Freezer Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients: 2 onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 green peppers, chopped 1/4 cup vegetable oil 8 cups chopped tomatoes ( with no skins) 1 tablespoon oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste Directions: Combine onion,...

Healthy Ketchup

Ingredients: 4 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste2 cups water3/4 cup vinegar7 tablespoons demerara sugar ( found at wal-mart or regular.)1 teaspoon onion powder4 teaspoons salt ( kosher pref.)1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Directions: Place tomato paste in pan and stir till smooth.Add water little bit at a time while stirring.Add vinegar same way.Add remaining ingredients...

Tofu With Onions, Peppers and Tomatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs firm tofu, Wildwood4 teaspoons curry powder2 limes, juice of3 ounces olive oil3 teaspoons cumin seeds2 medium onions, diced2 green peppers, diced2 tablespoons garlic, minced4 tablespoons ginger, minced1 teaspoon cayenne5 teaspoons coriander1/2 teaspoon turmeric8 roma tomatoes, diced1/2 cup cilantro, chopped Directions: Drain the tofu, blot with a paper towel and cut into...

Tomato and Bread Soup

Ingredients: 1/2 tablespoon olive oil1/2 cup onions, finely diced1 minced garlic cloves10 large basil leaves, roughly chopped1 lb tomatoes, very ripe cored and roughly chopped ( about 6 small tomatoes)2 cups vegetable broth4 slices bread, baguette day-old thickly slicedsalt, to tastefresh ground black pepper, to taste2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil2 teaspoons parmesan cheese,...

Salsa Fresca

Ingredients: 3 -4 plum tomatoes, seeded and minced1 sweet onions, minced1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro1 teaspoon olive oil1 pinch kosher salt Directions: Mix all ingredients and let sit for 15 minutes or so, to let flavors meld.Try to use kosher salt rather than table salt. It’s milder and sweeter.Note: To make ahead, do...

Tomato Ginger Soup

Ingredients: 20 heirloom tomatoes, peeled and cored2 tablespoons olive oil1 large onions, chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed2 tablespoons minced gingerroot2 fresh cayenne peppers, minced2 teaspoons coriander seeds, crushed1 teaspoon cumin1 tablespoon sugar2 chicken bouillon cubessalt and pepper2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese Directions: Liquidise all the tomatoes in a blender, put aside,.In a large saucepan ,...

Marinated Tomatoes With Basil and Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients: 1 small red onions, thinly sliced4 cups ice water1/2-3/4 cup balsamic vinegar1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil2 tablespoons water2 teaspoons sugar1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper2 garlic cloves, minced1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped1/2 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped6 tomatoes, thinly slicedparmesan cheese, curls (optional)French bread (optional) Directions: Mix onion slices and 4 cups...

Herbed-Yogurt Baked Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1/2 cup nonfat yogurt1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon marjoram1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper2 large tomatoes1/4 cup romano cheese ( grated) Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Combine first 5 ingredients.Core the tomatoes.Cut the tomatoes in half, crosswise.Push out the seeds.Place the tomatoes cut side up in an 8″ baking dish, sprayed with cooking...